December 30, 2019
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Marseille : Beautiful like the rich’s pleasure going up in flames – 17 December 2019


About 40 boats were deliberately set fire to during the night of  Monday 16 to Tuesday 17 December in the port of  l’Estaque, in Marseille. This is the second incendiary attack against the rich of Marseilles in a few months.
The fire started at around 11pm in one of the racks of the dry dock « Port Ouest Marseille ». The 52 marine-firefighters mobilised fought the flames until 6am. Unfortunately they managed to stop the flames spreading to the boats stored one above the other.

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December 30, 2019
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Tortolì (Nuoro, Sardinia), Italy – A Carabinieri Chief’s car on fire 

Tortolì, 17th November
Incendiary attack on carabinieri chief  Marcello Cangelosi’s car in Tortolì carried out by unknown persons during the night.
The car, an Alfa 159, was set on fire right opposite the barracks, near the military man’s home. The marshal’s colleagues and the Fire Brigade intervened on the spot, but could do nothing to save the car.

Tortolì: A Fuoco l’Auto del Comandante dei Carabinieri

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December 30, 2019
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Italy: “Renata” operation – Stecco was transferred to the Modena prison

 We learn that Stecco, an anarchist arrested on February 19th, 2019, in the context of the repressive operation “Renata” in Trentino, has been transferred from the AS2 (“High Surveillance 2”) section of the Ferrara prison to that of Modena. On December 5th the Trento court issued a sentence against the seven anarchists arrested for “Renata” operation: six were sentenced to sentences between 2 years and 6 months and 1 year and 9 months, while one was acquitted of all accusations.
The accusations of “subversive association with the purpose of terrorism and subversion of the democratic order” (four defendants) and “attack for terrorism” (seven defendants) have fallen; the comrades were convicted of the crimes of “production of false documents”, “damage” and “violation of the arms law”. Stecco, due to a previous sentence that became definitive in between, is the only one to be imprisoned.
His address is below:
Luca Dolce
strada Sant’Anna 370
41122 Modena
Italia – Italy
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December 30, 2019
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Italy : Updates on deported Sardinian anarchist prisoner Davide Delogu (05/12/2019)

We’re making it known that deported Sardinian anarchist comrade prisoner Davide Delogu received a cell search by the antiterrorism squad late at night on Friday 29/11/2019.
During the search they seized a few sheets of paper and he was notified of a warrant concerning the start of an investigation for 270 BIS, specifically he has been charged with “epistolary propaganda”. We still don’t have a clear view of the situation, we don’t know which prosecutor opened the investigation.
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December 30, 2019
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Italy : Always unrepentant: regarding two recent events

While the flames of revolt are exploding over half the world, here hyper-technological authoritarianism seems to be coming up against less and less hostility of populations no longer able to raise their heads and perhaps even unable to recognize their enemies.
Thus, if on the one hand we are finding it hard to discover or rediscover projectualities and practices capable of putting the adversaries in difficulty, on the other men in uniform and authorities are storming ahead in a repressive toughening that is striking those who, from the streets to the prisons, are refusing to blend in.
Nothing new, that is true, but it seems right to us to highlight the steps that we feel characterize the trajectory leading to an increasingly unliveable and oppressive future.
In this respect, two recent events have given us food for thought.
From the beginning of November there has been an exacerbation in the search for Carla, a comrade on the run since last February when she was struck by operation “Scintilla” involving the struggle against CPRs in Turin and leading to many arrests and the eviction of the Asilo squat. With raids, intimidation of relatives and friends threatening them that they would be charged with aiding and abetting, police blocks and strong-arm tactics, the French and Italian police (Carla also has French citizenship) have been trying hard to isolate the comrade on the run, to no avail.

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December 29, 2019
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In Kiev, anarchists set on fire cell tower by FAI Cell “Misha Zhlobitsky”

From the editorial mail dated 27 December 2019:
Anarchist sites report that in recent months in Donetsk and Kiev region base stations (aka towers) of mobile operators were attacked 4 times. Behind the attacks are mostly anarchists.
The first attack was to blow up the base station of the Phoenix operator. Then it was reported that two Lifecell towers were set on fire. December 10, 2019 it was reported about the arson of the mobile base station “Vodafone Ukraine”.
For example, when attacking the Lifecell communication towers, anarchists claimed that the main reason for the attack was solidarity with the Democratic Federation of North and East Syria (Rojava), the struggle of the Kurdish people for liberation from the Turkish occupation.
Wishing to give intensity to these attacks, we, a cell of the Informal Anarchist Federation, set fire to another cell communication base station in Kiev. Unlike the aforementioned attacks, our motives and view of the targets under attack are different. We suggest taking a broader look at the topic of communication towers.

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December 28, 2019
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Athens, Greece: Taking Responsibility by Groups for the Diffusion of Disorder

Our lives are flooded with the ultimatums and commandments of the State, capital and civilization.
In the dens of slave labour where we have to sell our labour power to survive, the bosses’ ultimatums are the voice of capitalist development at any cost. The voice of the neoliberal onslaught, the voice of the murderous intents of the bosses who torture our bodies with intensified working schedules, the abolition of Sunday off, work without insurance, no safety measures, layoffs and blackmailing.
In our schools and colleges the orders of the State and capital are the voices of discipline to the barbarism of our times, telling the treacherous story of submission to the powerful, they are the voices of nationalism and intolerance, the deletion from our memory of every moment of the social war. Their goal is to create a new generation of disciplined slaves, always eager to enter the capitalist line of production without being conscious of their role.
Without a trace of essential knowledge of the history of struggles and uprisings against States and their power. Having accepted their peaceful coexistence with those responsible for their poverty, starvation, wars. Having accepted that the struggle is futile and capitalism is the winner of history.
In the neighbourhoods where we live and fight, called Exarchia or not, the ultimatums of the State find us in amphitheatres and squats, demonstrations and conspiracy rendevous. Their ultimatums speak the language of modern totalitarianism, police repression, organized and
coordinated State propaganda through the media, of their normality that is full of violence for anyone who doesn’t fit into it.

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December 28, 2019
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Greece: some info updates about the anarchists Christoforos Cortesis and Kostas Sakkas

26/12/19 Anarchist Christoforos Cortesis, held in Korydallos prisons since mid-July following an attempt to expropriate products from French multinational Leroy Merlin has been released on restrictive terms.
An update on the case will follow.
Freedom to all comrades
Signs of solidarity with those who have chosen the difficult paths of freedom.
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23/12/19 Anarchist Comrade Kostas Sakkas had gone on hunger strike on 16/12 demanding that the regime of exemption imposed on him from the moment of his arrest be ended. Against this treatment Comrade Costas Sakkas chose the path of the struggle and won.
Today his transfer from Nigritas Prisons to Korydallos Prisons was approved.

December 28, 2019
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Comments Off on Athens,Greece : On the formation of a new anarchist grouping, Obsidian Για τη δημιουργία μιας νέας αναρχικής ομάδας: Οψιδιανός (gr/en)

Athens,Greece : On the formation of a new anarchist grouping, Obsidian Για τη δημιουργία μιας νέας αναρχικής ομάδας: Οψιδιανός (gr/en)

On the formation of a new anarchist grouping, Obsidian.
Those who seek saviors are doomed to servitude and those who seek glory are obsessed with what they cannot control. Anarchy is the negation of authority and obedience. It is often the obedient that carry the sword, whether by master or mob. We understand that society reinforces these constructs wherever it may seep in. Our enemy is overt, the state and its henchman. Our enemy is covert, ideas brought forth wearing a mask of solidarity, carrying the knife of the state.
Every act taken by the state is in service of itself, and all its capital is paid for in blood. We reject law in its entirety, we battle the conservative notions of safety, security and self. We oppose all modern day capitalism’s tentacles and recognise its ever changing nature. We hold onto and strike out with anarchist ideals in order to feel human and free.
Obsidian is an anarchist group that embraces anarchy. Obsidian is an anarchist group that seeks to further anarchy. Anarchy is not a prescription for societies gone mad or states gone rogue. Anarchy is beautiful in its imperfection and rich in its ability to destroy, inspire and create. Anarchy acts alone, apart from the state and authority.

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December 27, 2019
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London,UK : NYE 2019 solidarity DEMO!

31/12/2019
NYE Prisoner solidarity demonstration beginning at
9:00 pm Pentonville
START ADDRESS: HMP Pentonville,Caledonian Rd, London N7 8TT
BRING NOISE MAKERS

December 27, 2019
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Chile : Against forgetting and remorse ¡SEBASTIAN “ANGRY” OVERSLUIJ PRESENTE!

Already six years have passed since our anarchist comrade fell struck by the bullets of a security guard in an attempted bank expropriation on December 11 2013.
From that day words of memory started to be written, allowing the life of the comrade to continue in anarchist action recalling the various tools that the comrade took up as weapons against power participating in musical projects, libraries, planning and taking part in direct action.
Today we know that his action and his memory are claimed beyond the close circles who shared his life with him throughout the years, a positive signal that defies forgetting and remorse. “Pelao Angry” is a comrade we miss. Perhaps he was with us in the midst of the present revolt, fighting the interests of power in a thousand ways. What we do know is that around the world his name resonates in barricades, books and the most varied initiatives of anarchist action.
Six years after his death in action, our choice remains to fuel our memory on the warpath against all authority.
AGAINST FORGETTING AND REMORSE
¡SEBASTIAN “ANGRY” OVERSLUIJ PRESENTE!

Chile. December 2019

Act for freedom now! received in Spanish and translated to English
Spanish:
CONTRA EL OLVIDO Y EL ARREPENTIMIENTO
¡SEBASTIAN “ANGRY” OVERSLUIJ PRESENTE!

Ya son seis años desde que nuestro compañero anárquico cayó abatido por las balas de un guardia de seguridad en un intento de expropiación
bancaria el 11 de diciembre de 2013.

Desde ese día comenzaron a escribirse las líneas de memoria que han
permitido que la vida del compañero perdure en el accionar anárquico
recordando las diversas herramientas que el compañero empuñó como arma contra el poder participando en proyectos musicales, bibliotecas,
dibujando y tomando parte en la acción directa.
Hoy sabemos que su accionar y su memoria son reivindicadas más allá de los círculos cercanos que compartieron junto a él a lo largo de los
años, señal positiva que confronta todo olvido y arrepentimiento.
El “Pelao Angry” es un compañero que nos falta. Tal vez el estaría con
nosotrxs en medio de la actual revuelta, combatiendo de mil maneras los intereses del poder. Lo que sí sabemos es que alrededor del mundo su nombre resuena en barricadas, libros y las más variadas iniciativas del accionar anárquico.
A seis años de su muerte en acción, nuestra opción sigue siendo
alimentar nuestra memoria en pie de guerra contra toda autoridad.
CONTRA EL OLVIDO Y EL ARREPENTIMIENTO
¡SEBASTIAN “ANGRY”  OVERSLUIJ PRESENTE!
Chile. Diciembre 2019

December 27, 2019
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We are everywhere – Greetings to Liebig34 from Chile

Dear Companer@s in Berlin,
With all the Fire of our Hearts, we send you Greetings from the Centre of the Riots of the Lands dominated by the chilean State. As you maybe know, we having hard Times in this part of the World. We Anarchists are concerned about this huge Repression we experience now. We know how the Police usually acts and we always knew it. But to see this, with our own Eyes is something different, dozens of injured People, bleeding, screaming and crying is terrible to Witness. We see our Comrades falling with their Eyes destroyed by Perdigon Bullets. They will never see the new World we are building now, we are having have difficult Times.
But who does not in this Times of Misery?
As Anarchists we know, when we take position in a social War against Capitalism it could end up in Prison. Nobody said it will be easy, but our Hearts are full of Love.
Freedom and Solidarity keep us strong.
You should know, in these hard Times our Minds and Hearts are with you.
We know how important it is to keep Places like this alive, away from a capitalist Culture as Centre of Resistance, as more than a Alternative to a bourgeois Culture that seeks to change Rebellion into a commercial something.
Some Years ago, the Anarchist Scene were Hit by a huge Wave of Repression.
We lost a most Squats and Projects in massive Evictions. Now almost then Years later we still live the Consequences. Maybe we weren‘t ready to confront the Situation. Maybe we didn‘t know how stick together when our Comrades were arrested and put in Prison. We assuming our Mistakes as Consequences in a continous revolutionary learning Process. It‘s difficult to keep the counter Culture alive without any Infrastructure and Resources. It‘s difficult but not impossible.

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December 26, 2019
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Athens, Greece : Banner at Patissia: Hands off of squats & migrants

From Marousi to Koukaki and from Exarchia to Kipseli and Patissia, the seeds of another world have already been sowed. A world against misery, exploitation, wage slavery, property and selfishness. And these seeds grow with blood instead of water, and with violence instead of sun. The more blood is spilled, the more fed are the seeds, and the more violence is used against the bodies of the damned ones, the more grown are the flowers of resistance. Every closed squat, every manhunt and beating against our bodies, makes us stubborn and more powerful.
On 23/12 we hung a banner at the basketball courts of Fitefti, in Kato Patissia neighbourhood, writing: “Hands off of squats & migrants – Antiauthoritarian, solidarian & self organized communities in every neighbourhood”.
Under_Stand!
assembly from around Ameriki’s square
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December 26, 2019
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Berlin,Germany : Greek consulate occupied – Solidarity with the squats in Greece

Since the July 15, 2019 a wave of repression against the squatted spaces in Greece has been in full force.. Therefore today on December 23, 2019, the symbolic action or rather the occupation of the Greek consulate in Berlin-Mitte (city centre of Berlin, Enough 14), took place as a direct solidarity action.
On November 20, 2019 the Greek Minister for Public Order, Chrisochoidis M., issued a 15 day ultimatum against the autonomous scene, with the option to leave the buildings and houses or sign a contract with the owners.
After the ultimatum expired, the first four evictions occurred within a few days in the Attica metropolitan area.. In the time before that, the following happened: 15 occupied spaces or self-managed house projects were violently evicted, the police invaded the autonomous Info space of the ASOEE (University of Economics)., the parliamentary majority abolished the right of asylum on university campuses, criminal law is being tightened, people have been brutally beaten up, sexist assaulted on a daily basis and in revenge for imprisoned for political or ideological reasons (the case of Kortesis Ch., with Leroy Merlin), Reports were constructed by the police (case of V. Stathopoulos) and migrants or fugitives were secretly transported from the city centre to the deportation prisons.

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December 26, 2019
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Athens,Greece : Villa Kouvelou resquatted

More news will follow with a full translation of this communique.

The fire we started will never stop
Villa Kouvelou remains squatted


Some pictures of the re-squatting today and from the demonstration that happened today in Marousi. The demonstration was attacked by the riot police, next to the Marousi train station.

Solidarity with the squats
Everything is ours because everything is stolen

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December 26, 2019
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UK : Solidarity call with Kevan Thakrar after racist attack in HMP Full Sutton

Prisoner Solidarity Action Alert
This evening prisoner Kevan Thakrar called to inform IWOC that a known racist attempted to take his life this afternoon. Kevin McCarthy stabbed Kevan more than four times while Kevan was at the food servery. He used a wooden shank. Kevan has four puncture wounds on his back and bruises and scratches after also being hit on the head. Kevin walked past two prison officers neither of whom intervened to prevent or stop the attack until Kevan turned round to defend himself. The prison failed to take him to hospital but he was treated by two nurses on the wing.
This is the second attack Kevan has experienced in HMP Full Sutton in recent months. Kevan is shaken and in need of support to demand the prison move him to a safer location and take action to stop further racist attacks on his life. Feel free to use your own words as well as the sample scripts below.

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December 26, 2019
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Tetuán, Madrid : Precautionary eviction of La Emboscada

Thursday, december 19th.
Hello comrades!
We write this statement from La Emboscada (Tetuán, Madrid), to inform that the last December 17th a judge ordered our precautionary eviction from a denunciation made by one of the owners of our Anarchist Squatted Space La Emboscada.
According to this notification, the eviction could be very close, in less than twenty natural days. Considering this information, we decide to fight with all our capacities to stop this eviction. So we call to
the eviction day for a concentration in the afternoon, at 20h and we count with your support. The place of the concentration wont be public until the last moment, so we encourage you to be aware.We decided not to remain silent while we see tens and tens of eviction processes both to living spaces and social centers.

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December 26, 2019
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Italy: Updates on Operazione “Prometeo” – Natascia’s correspondence is no longer subject to censorship

December 2019
Finally, after seven months, Nat’s correspondence is no longer subject to censorship. Nothing to celebrate, of course, but in any case is a glimmer of light between those damned walls that separate us from our comrade.
We remember the addresses to write to Nat and Beppe, anarchists arrested on May 21st, 2019 for the operation “Prometeo” (a third anarchist, Robert, has been released):
Natascia Savio
C. C. di Piacenza
strada delle Novate 65
29122 Piacenza
Italia – Italy
Giuseppe Bruna
C. C. di Pavia
via Vigentina 85
27100 Pavia
Italia – Italy
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These are the coordinates of the bank accounts to use to support and to contribute to their procedural expenses:
– Postepay evolution
Accountholder: Vanessa Ferrara.
N° 5333 1710 9103 5440
Iban: IT89U3608105138251086351095
– Postepay evolution
Accountholder: Ilaria Benedetta Pasini.
N° 5333 1710 8931 9699
Iban: IT43K3608105138213368613377
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December 23, 2019
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Athens, Greece : Intervention in the center of Athens after the 3 squats evicted in koukaki area

This video is from the evening of 18 of December depicting approximately the surprise protest by more approximately 200 people protesting in the center of Athens in solidarity to the 3 squats evicted earlier that morning in Koukaki.
Unrelated to this demo but related to what has been going on in Athens, on the night of the same day the christmas tree at Exarcheia Square was set on fire. While the greek government has proclaimed that more than 20 squats, just in Athens, will be violently evicted until the end of 2019, the police attacks seems like the match that will put fire in an already explosive situation during Christmas and New Year’s festivities.

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December 23, 2019
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Toronto,Ganada : Attack on Google Smart City Project

Last night some anarchists visited the Sidewalk Toronto office on Parliament Street. Their cheerful paint job needed some touching up to remind everyone that for all their land acknowledgements and “consultations”, sidewalk is a sinister force in our city [tag reads “Fuck Off Sidewalk”].
There are plenty of reasons to oppose sidewalk. Indigenous elders have criticized their tokenistic consultation of First Nations (hey, why not just remediate the stolen land and give it back, anyways?) Their aggressive proposals for data collection, private police forces and cashless stores are all pretty dystopic. and we can bet that their “affordable” housing stock will be nowhere near attainable for those who need it.

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